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NMU Commencement

Congratulations to the upcoming graduating class. The May 2015 graduation ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m. in the Superior Dome. Graduates are asked to arrive at 9:30 a.m. in the Vandament Arena. Rehearsal takes place the day before at 2:15 p.m. in the Dome.

Commencement Speakers

Every commencement features a distinguished guest speaker as well as a graduating student speaker. As speakers are known, they will be posted in these places and in a press release. See transcripts of previous distinguished guest speakers and previous graduating student speakers remarks. 

Live Stream

Unable to attend the ceremony in person? View the live stream on line through America One/B2 Network, free of charge. Friends and family in the Upper Peninsula also have the option to view the ceremony WNMU-TV, channel 13.

Purchase your academic regalia at the NMU Bookstore, located in the University Center. Find updated information on pricing, and ordering deadlines <a href="/commencement/node/9">here</a>. Stay ahead of curve and follow the <a href="/ceremonychecklist">graduation checklist</a> to make sure that you have everything necessary to enjoy your day with friends and family. Friends and family of graduates should look for lodging in Marquette before graduation weekend to ensure a place to stay in the area. It’s never too early. To find a list of hotels in the area, visit the <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/admissions/node/114">accommodations website.</a>

Quick links


Speech-to-text service for this commencement ceremony is accessible live via smartphone or tablet at nmu.edu/ceremony.

Contact Us

Bookstore / bookstore@nmu.edu / 906-227-2480
Registrar’s Office / records@nmu.edu / 906-227-2258